University of Exeter Bursary

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University of Exeter Bursary

Access to University of Exeter Bursary

The Access to Exeter Bursary is a non-competitive bursary.  In 2017/18 it will be available to full-time UK and EU undergraduate students whose household income is below £25,000. It is a non-repayable award paid in addition to any statutory support from the government.

Students must make an ‘Application for Student Finance‘ for means-tested Student Finance.

The household income figure calculated by the body assessing your application for Student Finance (e.g. Student Finance England) will be used to assess your eligibility for the bursary and the level of award you will receive.

The table below shows the household income thresholds and bursary amounts for 2016/17 entrants:

Household Income Year 1 Year 2 onwards
Below £16,000 £2,000 £1,500
£16,001 to £25,000 £1,000 £1,000

Provided you continue to meet the eligibility criteria (see below), you should receive the bursary for each year of your undergraduate studies at Exeter.

Notification of your Bursary

Eligible students will receive written confirmation of their bursary award once the Student Finance assessment has been completed and the household income figure has been received by the University.

Once you have registered at the University you can check confirmation of your bursary award using the finance tab of your on-line Student Records System account. If you are still unsure please contact the Student Funding Team via the Student Information Desk on 08444 724724 or email

Payment of your Bursary

Your bursary will be paid into your bank account in three termly instalments. Exact amounts and dates can be found by looking on the household income for 2016/17 page.

Terms and Conditions

For further information on our bursary schemes, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions section in the Student Information Desk (SID) or see our Terms and Conditions.